Presentation on theme: "World Literature Monday, September 26 Tuesday, September 27."— Presentation transcript:
World Literature Monday, September 26 Tuesday, September 27
Today’s Targets Identify and analyze the use of literary devices Develop an awareness of how author’s craft both entertainment and meaning in their writing
“The Craft of Writing” Agenda– Day 4 1. Warm-up 2. Video interpretation of “The Landlady” 3. Discuss the interpretation 4. Read “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl 5. Character map assignment 6. HOMEWORK: Finish “Character map” assignment Check grades on Standard Score
Warm-up (period 4 read “Charles” by Shirley Jackson) 1. Who is the main character of the story “Charles” by Shirley Jackson? Is it Laurie, Charles, or even Laurie’s mother? 2. Why do you think that this is the main character? 3. What are your thoughts about Laurie’s mom? 4. How do you know that she is not a reliable narrator?
Read “Lamb to the Slaughter” 1. First, just read. Enjoy. 2. When you are finished, make a table 3. Write in line numbers for quotes that describe each character. MaryPatrick Physical Appearance Emotions/thoughts Physical Actions
“Lamb to the Slaughter” Character Map Assignment On a blank sheet of paper, draw two character outlines, one male and one female. See example on board. Write the quotes in the paper doll Emotion/Thoughts quotes go in the head Physical appearance quotes go in torso Physical actions go in arms and legs